Posts Tagged ‘reading’

Quote of the day, Oct. 4

October 4, 2017

Samuel Johnson, on writing

“The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over half a library to make one book.”

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Quote of the day, July 3

July 3, 2016

C.S. Lewis, on fairy tales

“Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.”

Quote of the day, June 9

June 9, 2014

Francis Bacon, on education

“Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.”

Quote of the day, Aug. 23

August 23, 2013

Samuel Johnson, on research

“The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading, in order to write: a man will turn over half a library to make one book.”

Quote of the day, June 28

June 28, 2012

Nora Ephron. on reading

“Reading makes me feel I’ve accomplished something, learned something, become a better person. … Reading is bliss.”

Quote of the day, March 27

March 27, 2012

Mary Schmich, on reading

“Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 1

September 30, 2011

Nathaniel Hawthorne, on writing

“Easy reading is damn hard writing.”

Quote of the day, Sept. 27

September 26, 2011

Mark Twain, on reading

“Be careful about reading health books. (more…)